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Weekly News Roundup

Top News Stories About Black Youth from Across the Nation: November 5 – 11

Every week, the Black Youth Project collects the top news stories about black youth from across the country. Click here to check out our archive of weekly news round-ups, and check back every Monday for a new roundup of headlines about young black America

Youth don’t see black is beautiful
Mbali Judith Meyers, IOL News, 11/9/12

Stephen Bantu Biko was a man who came up with the philosophy of Black Consciousness, which later led to the formation of the Black Consciousness Movement.

The movement was based on solid ideas of a state of mind and a way of thinking. The ideals were fixed on a black man accepting the way he is and rejecting all systems of oppression.

In the world of today, the youth have denied the vision of Bantu Biko, and are not living up to his legacy.

They have set an unyielding belief that white is superior to black.

OTHER NEWS:

Washington County Public Schools focus on boosting student literacy
Julie Greene, Herald-Mail. 11/4/12

Drinking to excess and youth proving to be a deadly mixture
Paul Middleton, Herald-Sun, 11/5/12

Activist No More
Farah Stockman, Boston Globe, 11/6/12

New Black Panther Party Monitors Philadelphia Polling Place, Fox News Says It’s ‘Intimidating’
Josh Hersh, Huffington Post, 11/6/12

How Minority Youth Will Impact The 2012 Election: Survey
Staff Writer, Huffington Post, 11/7/12

With robust minority, youth vote, 2012 voters tilt for Obama like in 2008
THOMAS BEAUMONT, Star Tribune, 11/7/12

Racial epithets heard at Virginia college after Obama’s reelection
Nick Anderson, Washington Post, 11/8/12

Youth vote continues to climb
Staff Writer, The MN News, 11/10/12

Racial slurs at college protests prompt a deeper look
Yamiche Alcindor, USA Today, 11/11/12


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